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About us - Easy Read

Lewisham Speaking Up is an independent advocacy charity for people with learning disabilities.

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We help people to speak up and get their voices heard. This is called advocacy.

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We are independent. This means that we are not part of the council or other services.

mean and women supported by lewisham speaking up; they are standing outside wearing coats in different colours. there are leaves on the ground.

We speak up for independence and power for people with learning disabilities.

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What is advocacy?

Advocacy is…